Directions & Parking



The Children’s Museum of Brownsville is located in the heart of Dean Porter Park in the Mitte Cultural District. Coming South on U.S. 77/83, exit 6th street and follow 6th street to the right going towards Gladys Porter Zoo. Make a right on Ringgold Street and a second right at Dean Porter Drive. Enter the second gated entrance to the left from Dean Porter Drive, follow the park street to the dead end, turn left and follow the park street to the Children’s Museum of Brownsville. Parking is available in front of the park playground. The museum entrance is near the Plaza Fountain. Look for the Brite Sun on the windows!


Parking is availalble in the Dean Porter Park parking lot east of the museum. Parking is a small walking distance away from the museum.  Handicapped parking is available.

Handicap Wheelchair/Stroller Access

Our guests are important to us.  The museum has wheelchair and stroller access at the front museum entrance for easy access into the museum.  If there are special accommodations required to make our special guests more comfortable, please notify the Museum Executive Director in advance to consider these accommodations.

For more information to make your museum experience a great one, please call the Children’s Museum of Brownsville at 956.548.9300.